Lane McKell











Lane is a member of the Financial Institutions Group where she focuses her practice on a wide variety of banking and financial institution matters.

Lane is originally from Concord, North Carolina. Lane earned her B.A. in Psychology, with a minor in Neuroscience from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2018. Lane received her J.D. summa cum laude with Highest Distinction for Pro Bono service from Georgia State University College of Law in 2022. During law school, Lane served as Managing Editor of the Georgia State University Law Review and competed and coached on Georgia State’s Moot Court team. Lane also worked as a graduate research and teaching assistant and worked as a legal intern in the Capital Defender’s Clinic and the Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Clinic at Georgia State University College of Law.

Lane now resides in Atlanta, Georgia and enjoys reading, photography, traveling, and spending time with her foster pup.

Practice Areas

Professional Organizations/Activities

  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Managing Editor, Georgia State University Law Review (2021-2022); Member (2020-2021)
  • Coach, Georgia State University Moot Court (2021-2022); Competitor (2020-2021)
  • Pupil, Bleckley Inn of Court (2021-2022)
  • Pupil, W. Homer Drake, Jr. Georgia Bankruptcy Inn of Court (2021-2022)

Awards + Recognitions

  • Order of the Coif, 2022
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Mergers & Acquisitions, Constitutional Law, Professional Responsibility, and Legal Innovation and Technology

Presentations + Publications

  • SB 85: Mandatory Reporting of Hazing-Related Violations, 38 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 1 (2022)


  • Georgia State University College of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2022)
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington (B.A., Psychology, Neuroscience minor, cum laude, 2018)


  • Georgia, 2023
  • The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Administrative/Legal Assistant Contact

Name: Brenda Henderson
Title: Legal Assistant
Phone: 404.844.2767

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